Articles tagged with: Utility Scale

Q&A: BayWa r.e.’s Oliver Niedhöfer on the trends affecting UK O&M

Sponsored Q&A: BayWa r.e.’s Oliver Niedhöfer on the trends affecting UK O&M

13 Jun 2017, 10:00
• By BayWa r.e. Operation Services

Oliver Niedhöfer has previously worked for the BayWa r.e. Group in various roles, more recently as head of international operations based in Munich. He recently joined the growing team at BayWa r.e. Operation Services in the UK. Oliver explains the challenges and opportunities of O&M services for large-scale PV and BayWa r.e.’s plans for the next few years in the UK.

Exclusive: UK installed 640MW of solar in Q1 2017

Exclusive: UK installed 640MW of solar in Q1 2017

12 Jun 2017, 08:08

With the Renewable Obligation Certificate (ROC) scheme for UK based solar incentives finishing on 31 March 2017, the domestic sector once again showed its resilience by installing a healthy 640MW during Q1 2017.

The fast-moving pipeline of the UK’s grid-scale storage

The fast-moving pipeline of the UK’s grid-scale storage

8 Jun 2017, 12:51
• By Lauren Cook

With the UK’s Renewables Obligation (RO) now closed for large solar projects, energy storage takes the position of the most active sector in the UK energy market. As with any new technology, we have seen a lot of build up over the past few years, with much speculation about when the utility-scale market will take off, and how big it will be.

JLEN adds 33.5MW with fresh asset purchase

JLEN adds 33.5MW with fresh asset purchase

8 Jun 2017, 12:00

John Laing Environmental Assets Group (JLEN) has completed the acquisition of four operating solar farms with a total generating capacity of 33.5MW for just £12.2 million from sPower Holdings, buying up its entire portfolio of UK projects.

UK to host Europe’s largest battery flywheel system

UK to host Europe’s largest battery flywheel system

2 Jun 2017, 10:02

The UK is to become home to Europe’s largest battery flywheel system in a first for the country which will provide fast acting frequency response services and aid the integration of renewables.

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How UK solar broke records last week

30 May 2017, 11:13 • By Liam Stoker
How UK solar broke records last week

Liam Stoker looks back at the contributing factors to UK solar's record-breaking half-hour last Friday as the industry sets its sights on further landmarks to come this summer.